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The World's Most Valuable Company Could Soon Go Public

buzzfeed.com — There are big public companies, and then there are very big public companies, and then there is Apple. And then, in a different universe of bigness, there is Saudi Aramco, the state oil company of Saudi Arabia, which sits on the rights to an estimated 260 billion barrels of oil and 288 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
Jan 07, 2016

Saudi Aramco, world's most valuable company — valued in the many trillions (!!) of dollars — could soon go public. buzzfeed.com/tomgara/the-wo…

Jan 07, 2016

RT @BuzzFeedBiz: Saudi Aramco, world's most valuable company — valued in the many trillions (!!) of dollars — could soon go public. buzzfeed.com/tomgara/the-wo…

Jan 07, 2016

RT @BuzzFeedBiz: Saudi Aramco, world's most valuable company — valued in the many trillions (!!) of dollars — could soon go public. buzzfeed.com/tomgara/the-wo…

Jan 07, 2016

The World’s Most Valuable Company Could Soon Go Public buzzfeed.com/tomgara/the-wo… via @tomgara @buzzfeednews

Dubai Real Estate Developer Says It's Standing By Trump

buzzfeed.com — A Dubai real estate developer that is building luxury villas and golf courses in partnership with Donald Trump is standing by the billionaire presidential candidate, saying his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. will not get in the way of their business projects.
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Statement by Zenefits - BuzzFeed News

Nov 25, 2015

We updated the story with a link to the full statement by Zenefits on my reporting: scribd.com/doc/291142801/…

Three Weeks Later, Some Rushcard Customers Are Still Having Problems

buzzfeed.com — Some users of Rushcard, the prepaid debit card service co-founded by hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, are still experiencing "ongoing issues" with the service, more than three weeks after the troubles began. "A small fraction of our customers are currently experiencing ongoing issues," Simmons said in a statement today.
Nov 04, 2015

More than three weeks after Rushcard outage began, Russell Simmons says some are still experiencing "ongoing issues" buzzfeed.com/tomgara/some-r…

Nov 04, 2015

RT @tomgara: More than three weeks after Rushcard outage began, Russell Simmons says some are still experiencing "ongoing issues" buzzfeed.com/tomgara/some-r…

Vice's First TV Channel Will Launch Early Next Year

buzzfeed.com — Vice will launch its own cable TV channel in early 2016, tentatively named Viceland, the company said today. Its entry to the lucrative world of cable TV - long a dream of the company's co-founder Shane Smith - will come via a takeover of the H2 channel currently owned by A+E Networks, which owns 10% of Vice.
Nov 03, 2015

Vice TV channel will feature Gaycation, hosted by Ellen Page. Will also "re-imagine the nature of the TV commercial" buzzfeed.com/tomgara/vices-…

Nov 03, 2015

RT @tomgara: Vice TV channel will feature Gaycation, hosted by Ellen Page. Will also "re-imagine the nature of the TV commercial" buzzfeed.com/tomgara/vices-…

UNC Children's Hospital Launches The "Krispy Kreme Challenge Children’s Specialty Clinic"

buzzfeed.com — Until recently, UNC Children's hospital in North Carolina ran an outpatients clinic in Raleigh called the N.C. Children's Specialty Clinic. But is such a predictable name really befitting of a great healthcare organization and its long history of caring for children?

Yes, Giant Corporate Mergers Are Incredibly Boring

buzzfeed.com — Two massive corporate acquisitions are currently in the works: In the tech world, Dell is paying $67 billion for EMC, and in the beer industry, AB InBev (Budweiser, Stella Artois, Corona, etc.) is putting up $104 billion to buy rival SABMiller (Miller, Pilsner Urquell, lots of international beers you've never heard of).
Oct 13, 2015

Deals aren't boring but this is correct: 'Some of the best reporters in the country are the people covering mergers' bzfd.it/1X04inC

Oct 13, 2015

the matter of factness with which this post declares mergers boring makes them seem interesting bzfd.it/1QotxMw

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buzzfeed.com — After 127 years under the ownership of a non-profit, big changes are coming to National Geographic: Its magazines, TV channels and websites are being shifted to a new company majority owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, with the non-profit National Geographic Society keeping a 27% stake in the new business.
Sep 09, 2015

National Geographic was sold to Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox for $725 million after 127 years as a non-profit. buzzfeed.com/tomgara/rupert…

Rupert Murdoch Is Buying National Geographic

buzzfeed.com — After 127 years under the ownership of a non-profit, big changes are coming to National Geographic: Its magazines, TV channels and websites are being shifted to a new company majority owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, with the non-profit National Geographic Society keeping a 27% stake in the new business.
Sep 09, 2015

After 127 years as a non-profit, National Geographic is being bought by Rupert Murdoch: buzzfeed.com/tomgara/rupert… pic.twitter.com/eiBLVFKr0r

Sep 09, 2015

RT @tomgara: After 127 years as a non-profit, National Geographic is being bought by Rupert Murdoch: buzzfeed.com/tomgara/rupert… pic.twitter.com/eiBLVFKr0r

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In Arabic, The Huffington Post Takes A Stand Against Atheists, Gays, And Selfies

buzzfeed.com — An Algerian columnist recently warned of a growing trend that could bring Islamic civilization crashing down: the selfie. More young Muslims are taking selfies, he noted, a symptom of "the diseases and the viruses of the Western world" making their way into Arab lands.
Aug 09, 2015

In Arabic, the Huffington Post takes a stand against atheists, gays and selfies: buzzfeed.com/tomgara/huffin… pic.twitter.com/jEVF3Jy6ap

Aug 09, 2015

HuffPo's Arabic branch doesn't seem to care much for gays or atheists buzzfeed.com/tomgara/huffin… v @tomgara

Aug 09, 2015

RT @HayesBrown: HuffPo's Arabic branch doesn't seem to care much for gays or atheists buzzfeed.com/tomgara/huffin… v @tomgara

Aug 09, 2015

In Arabic, The Huffington Post Takes A Stand Against Atheists, Gays, And Selfies buzzfeed.com/tomgara/huffin… via @tomgara @buzzfeednews

Aug 09, 2015

RT @sheeraf: In Arabic, The Huffington Post Takes A Stand Against Atheists, Gays, And Selfies buzzfeed.com/tomgara/huffin… via @tomgara @buzzfeednews

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Feb 11, 2016

RT @williamalden: OK! We just updated the post with the full email David Sacks sent to staff today. Take a read: buzzfeed.com/williamalden/z…

Feb 11, 2016

Detail on tool used by Zenefits staff to cheat licensing process, under penalty of perjury buzzfeed.com/williamalden/z… pic.twitter.com/TuoUFUiheX

Feb 11, 2016

Zenefits says CEO resigned after discovery of software used by brokers to cheat the licensing process in California buzzfeed.com/williamalden/z…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @BethRigby: Guardian: editorial headcount (now at 925) 2b cut by over 100 & management might have 2 introduce compulsory scheme More in …

Feb 11, 2016

Breaking: Zenefits is under investigation by regulators in California, its biggest market. buzzfeed.com/williamalden/z…

Feb 11, 2016

It's not too late to tell your financial Valentine how you feel about them buzzfeed.com/sapna/13-valen… pic.twitter.com/NLqanyS6Pn

Feb 11, 2016

The Clintons' first date involved Bill romantically breaking a picket line. inthesetimes.com/working/entry/…

Feb 11, 2016

RT @mollyhc: I was bullied into SoulCycle this morning. It was my worst nightmare, a dark den of loud music & people who were better than m…


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